Fiona Bassett

Chair, IIA: CEO, FTSE Russell

Fiona Bassett is a dynamic senior executive with a proven track record of building and transforming businesses in financial markets. With strategic and operational expertise spanning multiple geographies, asset classes and functions, Fiona is known for her energetic and values driven leadership style consistently driving innovation and excellence.

Throughout her career, Fiona has demonstrated a passion for cultivating talent and building diverse, high-performance teams that deliver exceptional results. Her leadership impact has been acknowledged with prestigious industry awards, including the American Banker, Mutual Fund Industry, and Institute of International Finance accolades.

Prior to joining LSEG as CEO for FTSE Russell, Fiona was a long-standing Deutsche Bank veteran, most recently serving as the Global Head of Systematic Investment Solutions and Implementation (trading) at DWS where she also was CEO of DWS UK.